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From Jeff Turner <>
Subject Re: Font too small?
Date Sat, 07 Sep 2002 03:54:36 GMT
On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 09:44:14PM +0200, Bert Van Kets wrote:
> As the default skin creator I have to put a word in.
> I have tested the doc-v11 document with ems, but couldn't get the text 
> inside tables to display properly.  Most text inside the tables was too 
> small, even after setting it specifically in the CSS file.
> It is indeed recommended to use a scalable font definition to give people 
> the opportunity to set the text size to their liking.
> I have been tech editing a book on web site optimization for New Riders by 
> Andy King and there are some really good chapters on CSS and html code 
> optimization.  It's to be published at the end of the year.
> I set the font size in CSS on 90% instead of 12px.  This makes the text a 
> little larger and works perfectly in IE6, Mozilla and NS4.x.  Moreover the 
> text is completely scalable now.

Excellent, looks much better now.



> Bert

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